The Northridge Earthquake

The Northridge Earthquake : Vulnerability and Disaster

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This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries. It focuses on the 1994 Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery strategies. The authors also explore the ways state policy can reduce vulnerability in the future.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 12.7mm | 489g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 1138977284
  • 9781138977280

Table of contents

I. A Common Disaster II. Perspectives on Disasters III. Situating the Northridge Earthquake IV. Situating the Communities and the Research V. Responding to Northridge VI. Restructuring After Northridge VII. Vulnerability, Sustainability, and Social Changeshow more